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Bumper sum due as mechanic is told to pay £208,000 confiscation order

Bumper sum due as mechanic is told to pay £208,000 confiscation order

Press Releases   •   Feb 22, 2018 12:16 GMT

An East Kilbride mechanic, who was jailed for a £208,000 tax and National Insurance fraud, has been told to pay up.

Security company director under lock and key

Security company director under lock and key

Press Releases   •   Feb 14, 2018 16:22 GMT

The director of a Gloucester security services company, who stole almost half a million pounds in tax, has been jailed for three years after an investigation by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC).

HMRC nails last of 17 construction tax cheats

HMRC nails last of 17 construction tax cheats

Press Releases   •   Aug 23, 2016 15:04 BST

A Loughborough electrician, who failed to declare his earnings to HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) for seven years, has been sentenced as the final defendant in a near £643,000 tax fraud investigation

IT consultant jailed for tax fraud

IT consultant jailed for tax fraud

Press Releases   •   Jun 24, 2016 16:19 BST

An IT consultant who lied about his earnings to avoid paying tax of more than £170,000 has been jailed.

Banned IT director jailed for tax fraud

Banned IT director jailed for tax fraud

Press Releases   •   Feb 23, 2016 13:00 GMT

A businesswoman, banned from being a company director, has been jailed after she stole more than £158,000 from her employees’ tax and National Insurance contributions (NIC) and pocketed a further £141,500 in unpaid VAT.

Legal representative jailed for tax fraud

Legal representative jailed for tax fraud

Press Releases   •   Jan 20, 2016 09:30 GMT

A former legal representative has been jailed for two years and eight months for hiding his earnings from HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) and failing to pay around a quarter of a million pounds in tax and National Insurance Contributions.

World-renowned professor of heart disease sentenced for tax fraud

World-renowned professor of heart disease sentenced for tax fraud

Press Releases   •   Oct 02, 2015 15:44 BST

An award-winning NHS heart specialist, who lied about his income to avoid paying Income Tax and National Insurance, has been ordered to pay a fine of £200,000 within 28 days or face two and a half years in prison.

One month to go before new rules kick in for employment agencies

One month to go before new rules kick in for employment agencies

Press Releases   •   Jul 03, 2015 10:15 BST

Employment agencies have until 5 August to make sure they are complying with new HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) rules.

Mini-cab couple sentenced for tax fraud

Mini-cab couple sentenced for tax fraud

Press Releases   •   Jun 04, 2015 15:40 BST

A married couple who ran a mini-cab company in North London have been sentenced for stealing £138,000 in Tax Credits, Income Tax and National Insurance and have been ordered to pay back the money within six months.

Online tax summaries available now

Online tax summaries available now

Press Releases   •   Feb 09, 2015 12:58 GMT

More than eight million taxpayers who filed their 2013-14 tax return electronically by the 31 January deadline can now access their online tax summary.

Five arrested for tax evasion and benefit fraud

Five arrested for tax evasion and benefit fraud

Press Releases   •   Apr 15, 2014 18:30 BST

Five people from Liverpool have been arrested on suspicion of failing to pay any personal or business taxes. The three men and two women, who ran a bar and a garage in Liverpool, are also believed to have received over £250,000 in unemployment benefits.

Bonus scheme stopped by tax tribunal

Bonus scheme stopped by tax tribunal

Press Releases   •   Jul 25, 2013 11:40 BST

A tax tribunal has ruled that PAYE tax and National Insurance Contributions should have been paid on bonuses given to directors through companies which were specially set up just to be liquidated and pay out the cash.

Clothing chain boss jailed for VAT fraud

Clothing chain boss jailed for VAT fraud

Press Releases   •   May 20, 2013 11:34 BST

The managing director of a clothing chain, who failed to pay his VAT in full and pocketed almost £68,000 in tax and national insurance contributions deducted from his employees’ wages, has been jailed for 18 months.

Dentists get bite-sized online tax advice

Dentists get bite-sized online tax advice

Press Releases   •   Feb 28, 2013 10:23 GMT

An online tax guide designed specially for dentists was launched today.

Crooked accountant cooks books in £365,000 tax fraud

Crooked accountant cooks books in £365,000 tax fraud

Press Releases   •   Dec 19, 2012 10:21 GMT

A Surrey accountant who fiddled his VAT and pocketed the tax and national insurance contributions paid by his staff has been jailed.

Catch of the day - the chip shop tax dodger

Catch of the day - the chip shop tax dodger

Press Releases   •   Oct 18, 2012 13:23 BST

A chip shop owner who lied about the income from his Folkestone fish and chip shop for six years has been told to pay £200,000 in 14 days, or serve three years in jail.